Laser Carbon Peeling
Laser Carbon Peeling
What is Carbon Peeling?
Laser Carbon peeling is a revolutionary new skin rejuvenation treatment which has no-down time after effects and is non-invasive skin treatment meant to cleanse the skin of contamination, excess oil, blackheads, and dead skin.During the process, the top layer of dead skin is removed, revealing the fresh skin underneath. Downtime can be defined as a healing process which would cause reactions to the skin that would hold you from social activity. The carbon peeling treatment has no-downtown after effects providing a great solution for skin rejuvenation, improving skin tone, acne reduction, fine lines, wrinkles, and improving a younger appearance. It is a gentle procedure that is suitable and safe on most skin types. Carbon peeling is the latest treatment technology that improves the health of your skin and dramatically shave years off of your appearance over a series of treatments.
What is The Laser Technology Used for Carbon Peel Treatment?
The foundation of the carbon peel treatment is utilizing a Q-Switched 1064nm Nd:Yag laser technology. Not every Q-Switched Nd:Yag is appropriate for carbon peeling. Many companies try to copy the carbon peeling treatment but the laser needs to be designed to provide the treatments. The Lucid Q PTP laser is one of the only a lasers in the world which offers correctly designed technology to perform the carbon peel laser treatment. For a laser to have the ability to perform the treatment correctly the laser needs to have Quasi-long mode and standard Q-Switched mode. The carbon peel treatment requires 2 passes of the treatment area, first pass is with Quasi-long mode, secondary pass is with the standard Q-switched mode then vaporizing the carbon gel off the skin. Once the carbon gel is vaporized off the skin with the secondary pass is what defines the “peel” effect.
How does Carbon Peeling work?
During a laser carbon peel, liquid carbon is first applied to the skin. The carbon will absorb oil and other impurities while it sits on the skin. Following this, a laser is used to remove the liquid carbon and the impurities it absorbed. The laser uses long wavelengths that can penetrate deep into the skin without damaging the surface. This in turn will promote healthy skin cell turnover and a smoother skin texture.
What are the benefits of non-ablative skin resurfacing?
Non-ablative skin resurfacing helps skin look more youthful by increasing collagen production. The procedure also reduces fine lines and can help lighten dark spots. The look of small scars can also be improved using this treatment. Skin is overall smoother, tighter, and brighter.
How many microns of skin are removed?
Short Answer: 3-5 microns of skin
A very small amount of skin is removed during this treatment. Roughly 3-5 microns are removed, which is much less than is visible to the human eye! The treatment only removes the top layer of dead skin cells.
What are the benefits of a Carbon Peel?
Similar to non-ablative skin resurfacing, carbon peeling can help lighten dark spots, improve skin texture, add elasticity, and help reduce fine lines. This treatment is great for cleansing, exfoliating, and rejuvenating the skin, all in one session. Since liquid carbon is used, skin impurities and excess oil are also removed, leaving the skin clean and healthy. Carbon peels help make skin brighter and more taught.
Who is a good candidate for Laser Carbon Peeling?
Carbon peeling is especially good for those with dull complexions, acne concerns, large pores, uneven texture, or oily skin. However, this treatment is suitable for anyone who wants a brighter, healthier, and more youthful-looking complexion. All skin types can benefit from carbon peeling. It’s also great for adults of all ages.
What is the average cost of Carbon Peeling?
The average cost of carbon peeling ranges from a couple hundred dollars to several thousand dollars. The cost mainly depends upon your location, but how many sessions you need is also a factor. Some clinics offer package discounts that may affect the price. As it is considered a cosmetic procedure, insurances do not typically cover the costs.
How many treatments will I need?
Normally patients receive anywhere from two to six sessions in order to cure most skin concerns. If skin is in poor condition or you suffer from severe acne, more sessions may be required. Procedures are always performed by certified clinicians and with the most advanced technology. These licensed professionals will also work with you to determine the amount and frequency of sessions for you and your skin.
How long will each treatment take?
Each session will last approximately 20 minutes. The process is quick, and no downtime is needed afterwards.
How far apart are treatments?
Typically treatments occur every two to six weeks. Most providers recommend getting treatments every one to three months in order to maintain the results of the carbon peel. Depending on the severity of your skin issues, more frequent sessions may be necessary.
What should I expect after carbon peeling treatment?
There are only minor side effects associated with this treatment. You may feel a warm sensation akin to a mild sunburn directly after treatment. Mild redness is also common for the first few hours after each treatment. During the process, some facial hair may be removed, but this is not permanent. It is also common to have a small flare up of acne, though this should resolve quickly. There is no pain or recovery time associated with this procedure.
Will my skin feel tighter after treatment?
After treatment, your skin should feel tighter, smoother, and more elastic. Results are always immediate and should continue to improve with each treatment. Over time, your skin should feel much tighter yet still supple.
How can I prepare for treatment?
It is important to maintain a good skin care routine and wear sunscreen daily. Your clinician may recommend specific skin care products to use in the weeks leading up to the treatment. It’s also important to stay out of the sun as much as possible. This treatment should not be applied to damaged skin.
How permanent is the treatment?
This treatment is not permanent and does require some maintenance. Though the treatment is not permanent, continued exposure to the process will help make the benefits last longer and longer. Maintaining regular sessions every few months will help ensure the results are continual.
Where can I go to find a treatment?
Laser carbon peels are offered at most cosmetic clinics. Some dermatology clinics may also offer them.